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Best Crankset For Me(2 posts)

Best Crankset For Meturnerxce
Sep 9, 2003 1:42 PM
I'm trying to make a decision on what crankset to put on my new road bike and have a choice between the FSA Carbon and FSA Gossamer. I weight around 230-235lbs. I'm looking to get the more durable and stiffest crank that would work for my weight and since most bike components are typically built for the lighter rider. . . . . which is the best crankset for me? any suggestions?

obviously an aluminum crank...C-40
Sep 9, 2003 7:13 PM
At your weight, a carbon crank makes little sense. Most carbon cranks aren't quite as stiff as aluminum cranks. You'll save money and grief by sticking with something stout.

I use the FSA carbon crank, but I'm 100 pounds lighter.